Category Archives: SINHG

Early Charleston History Focus of SINHG Evening Program

The Seabrook Island Natural History Group begins its autumn series of evening programs on September 13th at the Lake House with a discussion of Charleston’s first two hundred years presented by Katherine Pemberton of the Historic Charleston Foundation. Charleston’s growth … Continue reading

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SINHG Releases Fall Trips Schedule

Adventure awaits! A visit to Sandy Island’s Gullah community, a downtown history walking tour with Tommy Dew, and a birding tour at a landfill are among the new offerings in SINHG’s Fall Trip schedule. Fifty-two trips are on offer for … Continue reading

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SINHG Dines on Upper King

Fifteen SINHG members sampled the culinary attractions of Upper King Street in downtown Charleston last week hosted by Guild Hollowell of Culinary Tours. This SINHG Trip combined a tasting tour of such Upper King restaurants as Rue St. Jean, HoM … Continue reading

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Lowcountry’s Colonial History at SINHG Evening Program

  The SINHG Evening Program Thursday, April 26 at 7:30pm at the Lake House Live Oak Room The last SINHG Evening Program of the spring will be held on April 26th and will explore the early colonial history of the … Continue reading

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SINHG Goes Stargazing

SINHG members recently joined the Stargazers Club for an evening of viewing the night sky over the Ocean Winds course. The evening began at the Oyster Catcher Community Center with an informative presentation on astronomy and various types of telescopes. … Continue reading

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SINHG Visits the Beach and the Barn

This month’s Seabrook Island Natural History Group (SINHG) trips included a visit to North Beach with Leslie Sautter, from the College of Charleston’s Department of Geology and Environmental Geoscience to study the constantly shifting geology of our barrier island’s coastline. … Continue reading

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Do Cheetahs Purr?

SINHG is excited to welcome to Seabrook later this month “the Cheetah Lady,” Dr. Laurie Marker of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, for a special Evening Program on Tuesday evening, March 27th at 7:30. Does the world’s fastest land mammal purr … Continue reading

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SINHG with Us

SINHG with Us – A Weekly Summary of SINHG Events and Trips SINHG members explored the management of Charleston Harbor’s busy maritime traffic and tracked some of Seabrook Island’s wildlife in two of this spring’s SINHG Trips. A morning with … Continue reading

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SINHG with Us

SINHG With Us, a Weekly Summary of SINHG Events and Trips 3 Cheeses in 3 Hours: On March 2, Seabrookers convened at the home of Kathy and Jeff Pompe for a class on cheese making.  Casey Price, the “Goat Lady’ … Continue reading

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Cheetahs Take Center Stage at Special SINHG Program

The international effort to save the cheetah, the world’s fastest land mammal and Africa’s most endangered big cat, will be explored by Dr. Laurie Marker, founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, in a special SINHG Evening Program … Continue reading

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Marsh Sparrows and Banding at SINHG Evening Program

The diminutive salt marsh sparrow will take center stage at the March Evening Program offered by the Seabrook Island Natural History Group on Thursday evening, March 8th, when wildlife biologist Aaron Given discusses the importance of the ongoing banding program … Continue reading

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SINHG Studies Dune Restoration

Twelve SINHG members recently joined David Gardner, Camp St. Christopher’s Director of Environmental Education, to study the dune ecosystem of Seabrook’s more than three miles of beachfront. Particularly noticeable was the natural re-establishment of the dunes after two major hurricanes, … Continue reading

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